Honolulu, Hawaii (PRWEB) May 28, 2013
Stacey Acma, Director of Childrens Miracle Network Hospitals at Kapiolani, was recognized nationally by Childrens Miracle Network Hospitals with the Most Innovative Practice Award for her creation of advanced fundraising tools and mobilization of corporate and individual supporters. Acma increased fundraising for the statewide program by 34% raising $ 1,299,404 in 2012, with 100% of all funds staying in Hawaii. Childrens Miracle Network Hospital at Kapiolani is a year-round awareness and fundraising campaign supporting pediatric programs and services at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children, Hawaiis only Childrens Miracle Network Hospital. The program increase of 34% ranks 26 in the nation against the national peer average of only 9.2% and also ranks number 56 out of 170 Childrens Miracle Network Hospitals across North America for funds raised per capita of $ 1.09 versus the U.S. national average of $ 0.69.
Acma assumed the role of director of CMN Hospitals at Kapiolani in 2004 and has created sustained increases in not only donations but partnerships and volunteer support during her nearly nine year tenure. She leads dozens of corporate partner campaigns, special events, and more than 800 volunteers annually. Through the cultivation of 14,450 new donors and more than $ 9 million raised to date, most through donations of $ 1 at a time, it has been Acmas mission to ensure every child is given the quality healthcare they deserve close to home regardless of a familys ability to pay. Childrens Miracle Network Hospitals Celebrity Ambassador and NFL Hall of Famer, Steve Young, commented on Acma receiving the award, Angels on earth are people working at Childrens Miracle Network Hospitals. Im grateful for people like Stacey who devote their time and talents to helping our kids.
Stacey received our national Most Innovative Practice Award for creating advanced fundraising tools to mobilize corporate and individual fundraisers into action. Her exceptional organization, planning and collaboration skills are evident in the creation and execution of several key campaigns. Not only does she have a gift for making people feel good about supporting Childrens Miracle Network Hospitals, but she does so by inspiring people with a lot of heart, said John Lauck, president and CEO of Childrens Miracle Network Hospitals.
Childrens Miracle Network Hospitals at Kapiolanis most unique program is the Radiothon for Kids with KSSK, which saw an increase of more than 27% in 2012, raising $ 169,802. Purposeful actions that satisfy multiple goals and win-win partnerships are the key to Acmas success.